Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill We must not let the bad guys win. We…… Read more “October 2, 2017”
What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to…… Read more “September 25, 2017”
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. -Elanor Roosevelt
How then did it work out, this? How did one judge people, think of them? How did one add up this and that and conclude that it…… Read more “July 22, 2017”
You can’t blame anyone else, … , no one but yourself. You have to make your own choices and live every agonizing day with the consequences of…… Read more “July 21, 2017”
I am not one for politics and told myself I would not involve Zelly & Ol Hem’s with political posts. This though, one can argue, isn’t necessarily…… Read more “#ComeyHearing”
I am in my early 20s and you are SO RIGHT! I graduated a year before my friends. When we were all in college, it was pretty easy to navigate the lag times between classes to grab a coffee and have girl talk (or guy talk if you count the dudes). Then I get my first big-girl job and it’s the robotic tendency of the 8-5 life. No more 2 PM coffee breaks and even a single thought of sticking around downtown during rush hour makes me cringe. Now that we are all on the same playing field of finding/working in the big people’s world, things will be easier to manage. 😀 Love the post and love the truth you put into it.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go bug my friends about making a road trip xD
A new fan of your blog.
*****P.S. Alysha: you have a category called “Life as a Texan”. Where in the Lone Star State are you at?
Everyone always talks about romantic relationships and how difficult they are–the compromising, the settling, how hard it is to be single, how hard it is to be married, blah blah blah.
No one ever really spends too much time gabbing about how difficult friendships can be. Friendships are supposed to be easy, right? Comfortable, lasting longer than any romantic relationship you’ve ever had. I guess that used to be true.
Somewhere around Real Adult Life (not Fake Adult Life), you realize how tough friendships can actually be. Hangouts no longer consist of last minute happy hours that turn into long, carb-filled dinners that turn into late-night pillow talk and accidental sleepovers. Hangouts now have to be planned weeks in advance. Alcohol and carbs are out because someone is on an insane diet. Late nights and accidental sleepovers are out because someone has to wake up early for work or get…
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It’s a such a beautiful day out here in ATX. Definite blast the car stereo weather. Therefore, time to share the second volume of the Downtowm Travels…… Read more “Downtown Travels Mixtape Vol. 2 “
Daily Mail came out with an article a few days ago detailing the “rise of ‘beg-packers'”. Yes, that’s right: beg-packers. Basically, people (ahem, Westerners) who sit on…… Read more ““Beg-packers””
It’s the current Netflix craze. And for good reason. Please note there are some spoilers. 13 Reasons Why, based on the book of the same name by…… Read more “13 Reasons Why”
In high school they say “The real world is XYZ.” You fear it, You wonder about it, You desire it. Off to college and they say…… Read more “XYZ”